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Window blinds get motoring

Window blinds get motoring

One of the UK’s largest networks of made-to-measure window blinds, Apollo Blind, is predicting that homeowners will live that little bit smarter in 2015.

Consumers prepared to spend more for sustainably sourced furniture

UK consumers are expressing concern over the amount of wooden furniture that is sourced via illegal logging and are willing to pay more for their purchase to address this, according to an independent survey by oakfurnitureuk.co.uk.

Create a stylish home for Christmas with Redrow

Create a stylish home for Christmas with Redrow

Next Saturday (15 November), Gloucestershire residents are invited to get into the Christmas spirit by visiting Redrow’s development in Hardwicke, where they will be given the opportunity to learn some festive craft tips from a local designer, who has appeared on Kirstie Allsopp’s Handmade Britain.

This winter's must have used furniture

French, Welsh, Kitchen, Farmhouse, Jacobean, Country, Pine, Oak.... The winter of 2013-14 saw the highest level of orders for painted shabby chic dressers ever. This winter, The Contrast Dresser is leading the latest in used furniture 'must have's'.

New look for Bristol's favourite furniture store

New look for Bristol's favourite furniture store

One of Bristol’s favourite family-run stores has introduced a brand new look and updated product ranges to appeal to new audiences.

Clashing colours and rich textures inspire autumn interior design trends

Clashing colours and rich textures inspire autumn interior design trends

Clashing block colours and plenty of textures through the home are set to be the top trends in interior design for autumn/winter 2014, according to Taylor Wimpey designers.

Putting the Soul into your living space

Putting the Soul into your living space

Unique pieces of designer furniture made from reclaimed timber that was once part of old ships, and salvaged wood that had a previous life have been brought to a Bristol store.

Whatever the weather, you can be tanning indoors this summer

Whatever the weather, you can be tanning indoors this summer

To celebrate the arrival of summer, DFS has reduced the new tan coloured Kemble, Montoya and Bryson ranges to half price in its June Price Snap. All crafted from natural leather and handmade to order, the pieces, which ooze timeless style, are perfect for those lazy summer weekends.

Brits ‘Don’ the Mad Men look

Brits ‘Don’ the Mad Men look

The return of the hit series, Mad Men, has prompted a retro revival in home, beauty and grooming purchases on Amazon.co.uk.

Sea breeze, baking and cut grass top the UK's favourite scents

Natural scents such as a sea breeze (46%), cut grass (41%) and pine trees (39%) are amongst the top favourite smells according to a new survey commissioned by AirWick, the air freshener brand, to celebrate the launch of its new National Park collection.

Win colour-changing smart lights from Philips worth over £300!

Ever wondered how great it would be if you could transform the ambience of your living room to match your mood, and go from cosy night in to disco dinner party at a swipe of a finger?

Moduleo to transform range in 2014

Moduleo to transform range in 2014

Luxury vinyl flooring manufacturer Moduleo has announced it will be introducing 16 superb new finishes to its Transform range in early 2014.

Cash in the Attic app enables antique hunters to receive expert valuations on the move

Cash in the Attic app enables antique hunters to receive expert valuations on the move

In a landmark development within the antiques market, Cash in the Attic Ltd, the company behind the global antiques portal CashintheAttic.com, has announced the launch of a new app that allows iOS users to receive antique valuations directly via their mobile device or tablet.

Wake me up when the first leaf falls

Wake me up when the first leaf falls

Autumn is well and truly here, with many people already getting their Christmas plans underway. We are finding that what is in fashion in the world of furniture, chops and changes as often as clothes and hairstyles. So how can you ensure that you’re on trend, without having to constantly alter your home and work spaces?

One in four homes harbouring a ‘clutter-room’

Britain has become a nation of hoarders – with as many as one in four homes now boasting a ‘clutter-room’, it has emerged.